Contents tagged with A Pleasant Little Kitchen

  • Spicy Peach Grilled Pork Tenderloin

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, peaches, grilling, Father's Day

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Grilling and Father’s Day go hand-in-hand. The perfect way to celebrate involves cooking over open flames and gathering outdoors with the ones you love. The environment, people and food make this day memorable.

    Market …

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  • Grilled White Pizza with Mushrooms

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, grilling, pizza

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Outdoors with open flames, family and good food is the epitome of summer. Sure it can get a little hot (that’s what the chilled wine is for), but the heat gets washed away when the scene and company is just right.

    There& …

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  • Polenta Rounds with Cherry Puree

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Cherry Recipes, cherries

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Any other “fancy” fans out there? Oh, good! I’m not the only one.

    Niceties are a guilty pleasure of mine. Things that are pretty, dainty, unique and elegant are my jam. Not to say I’m not drawn towards …

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  • Charcuterie Board

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, cheeses, charcuterie

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Charcuterie, this word is like none other, especially when it is accompanied by cheese, wine and the weekend.

    A properly created meat and cheese board is a dining treasure. There is a delightful sensation when bites of salty, …

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  • Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Easter, casseroles

    Chicken Pot Pie Casserole

    This year for Easter I want to make something that is comforting, is make-ahead friendly and reminds me of past family gatherings.

    My Aunt Linda has a chicken casserole recipe that the entire family has swooned over for decades. Still to this day, when anyone talks of “Amy’s Favorite Chicken Casserole” there’s a …

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  • Weeknight Seafood Gumbo

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Seafood Recipes

    Seafood Gumbo

    After a delightful culinary trip to New Orleans, 10 years ago, I had a hankering for homemade gumbo. Never having made gumbo I dived into the world of Cajun recipes, gleaning little bits of inspiration from multiple sources. One recipe used butter for the roux, another the more commonly used vegetable oil. Some recipes called for okra, others tomatoes. The …

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  • Gochujang Chicken Caesar Salad

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Seafood Recipes

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen.

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    Caesar salads have never really been on my radar until three years ago. What exactly happened that turned the tides in my salad world? Eli.

    It was then that my three-year old son became obsessed with Caesar salads. …

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  • Shrimp and Asparagus Gratin

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Dinner doesn’t need to be daunting. It should be an experience where you improve your craft as a Creative Dinner Creator.

    That’s the way I view it at least, and as the kids get older and the schedules seem to …

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  • Weeknight Salmon and Asparagus

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Weeknight Meals, Fish

     

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen. 

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    Quick weeknight meals don’t have to revolve around the microwave or the drive-thru. In fact, the oven can quickly become your weeknight best friend with this simple technique: sheet-pan cooking.

    Sheet-Pan dinners …

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  • Saffron White Wine Mussels

    Tags: A Pleasant Little Kitchen, Mussels, Seafood Recipes

     

    Post and images by guest blogger, Rebecca White, of A Pleasant Little Kitchen.

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    It was Wednesday, March 27 2004. Paris was bustling and cold. Everyone was in a festive mood because it was St. Patrick’s Day. I remember this evening clearly because it was the night I shared a steaming, warm …

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